Detecting Multi-Protocol Label Switched (MPLS) Data Plane Failures
draft-smack-mpls-rfc4379bis-09

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mpls WG)
Last updated 2015-12-18
Replaced by draft-ietf-mpls-rfc4379bis
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-smack-mpls-rfc4379bis-09.txt

Abstract

This document describes a simple and efficient mechanism that can be used to detect data plane failures in Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Label Switched Paths (LSPs). There are two parts to this document: information carried in an MPLS "echo request" and "echo reply" for the purposes of fault detection and isolation, and mechanisms for reliably sending the echo reply. This document obsoletes RFC 4379.

Authors

Kireeti Kompella (kireeti.kompella@gmail.com)
Carlos Pignataro (cpignata@cisco.com)
Nagendra Kumar (naikumar@cisco.com)
Sam Aldrin (aldrin.ietf@gmail.com)
Mach Chen (mach.chen@huawei.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)